I-29

Man Arrested After Fleeing Police in Stolen Vehicle in Grand Forks

Grand Forks Police officers were called to assist the East Grand Forks Police Department in pursuing a stolen vehicle.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–A man was arrested in Grand Forks on Friday after attempting to flee police in a stolen vehicle. Grand Forks Police officers were dispatched to the area of Kennedy Bridge to assist the East Grand Forks Police Department who were pursuing a stolen vehicle. When officers responded to the area, they were notified the suspect vehicle was Westbound…

Four Arrests Made During Last Week’s Sobriety Checkpoint In Fargo

Nearly 600 vehicles entered the checkpoint

FARGO, N.D. — Four arrests were made last Friday night during a sobriety checkpoint in north Fargo. Cass County Sheriff’s Office, North Dakota Highway Patrol and Essentia teamed up to conduct the checkpoint. It was held from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. on the northbound I-29 Exit Ramp to 19th Avenue North. Nearly 600 vehicles entered the checkpoint. Twenty-two were…

Fargo Man Charged with DUI After I-29 Crash

Police say 23-year-old Brady Fritzler, of Fargo, was driving on I-29 when he rear-ended a truck

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota Highway Patrol says alcohol played a role in a south Fargo rollover early Saturday morning. Police say 23-year-old Brady Fritzler, of Fargo, was driving on I-29 when he rear-ended a truck driven by 29-year-old Patrick Hestbeck, of Sabin. Fritzler’s vehicle struck the median, rolled and landed on the roof. He was taken to Essentia with…

Power Restored

All accounts were restored by 09:04 the cause was a cable dig-in.

UPDATE – Power has been restored by 09:04 the cause was a cable dig-in. — FARGO, ND — An estimated 910 Cass County Electric Cooperative members south of 52nd ave between I-29 & University are currently experiencing a power outage. The cause is unknown at this time. Crews have been contacted and dispatched and are working to restore power safely…

Bus Crashes Leaving North Dakota Casino

Two people on the bus received minor injuries.

CASS COUNTY, N.D. (KFGO) – A bus with 30 people on board, en route from the Dakota Magic Casino near Hankinson to Fargo, hit crash barrels as it was exiting a construction zone on I-29 near Christine, south of Fargo around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday. Two people on the bus received minor injuries. The bus driver was able to pull off…

Strong Winds Roll Over Camper on I-29 in Fargo

officers say no one was injured in the crash

  FARGO, N.D. — Strong winds roll over a camper on Fargo’s 13th Avenue South overpass, blocking traffic in both lanes. North Dakota Highway Patrol officers say 66-year-old U-Dean Sargent of Glenwood, Minnesota was driving a pickup carrying a fifth wheel camper on I-29. They say he reduced his speed because of heavy rain fall and strong wind gusts. Those winds…

Police Double Reward In Fatal Hit-And-Run Case In Grand Forks

Christina Melvin of Bedford, Pennsylvania was passing through Grand Forks on Amtrak in April

GRAND FORKS, ND — Police in Grand Forks have doubled the reward for information leading to the driver involved in a fatal hit and run on Demers Avenue near I-29. 39-year-old Christina Melvin of Bedford, Pennsylvania was passing through Grand Forks on Amtrak. She was taking a short walk when she was hit around 5 a.m. on April 7. The reward…

Red River Cresting North of Drayton, Secondary Crests Continue

The National Weather Service says overland flooding continues along and near the Red River

As secondary crests continue from the recent snowmelt and rainfall, the Red River north of Drayton appears to have crested. The National Weather Service says overland flooding continues along and near the Red River. A secondary crest for Fargo-Moorhead has been lowered to 31.5 feet and is expected on Tuesday. Several roads including I-29 continue to be impacted due to…

Thousands of Swans Show Up in Flooded Field Along I-29 Near Argusville

Experts say it's part of the natural cycle for species

SOUTH OF ARGUSVILLE, N.D. — It’s something you don’t normally see along I–29: thousands of swans in a flooded field. “You never see more than one or two swans ever in a group, and there’s several thousand there and it’s just an amazing once-in-a-lifetime type of deal,” Jim Bergquist, who sees the swans on his daily commute, said. Experts say seeing…